Douglas A. Logan, 86, passed away at Loch Lomond Village – Cedar House on Friday, May 10th, 2019. He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Nedra (Sherwood), son Timothy (Linda), daughter Kitara Dearborn (Skip), grandchildren Christopher and Meghan Logan, Charlie, Barry, and Angeleah Dearborn. Doug was pre-deceased by his parents Leonard and Leah (Foster) Logan, sisters Eleanor, Elodie, Frances Baird, and Phyllis Davidson, along with brothers Hartley, Norman, and William. He was born on March 31, 1933 at home on Chesley Street, the last of 8 children.
He attended Vocational School on Douglas Ave where he took electrical. His first job was as an "apprentice electrician" . His love of camping and the woods was fostered by his extensive time spent in Scouting where he received the honor of "King Scout". He went to work for NBTel in 1952 at age 19 where he remained until he retired in 1989. He held many positions at NBTel, some of which were "Switchman", "Teacher", "Engineering Dept", "Vehicle Management" but he especially enjoyed working with the men of the "Central Office Installation Crew". Doug belonged to Main Street Baptist Church. He read his Bible everyday and became a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and PrimeTime Teacher and used his electrical and building skills for maintenance projects. After retirement he spent many winters enjoying Florida where he first volunteered at "Habitat for Humanity" and then later in Saint John. Upon taking up golf he was very proud of the trophy he received for making a "hole-in-one". He also enjoyed fishing and hunting and had 2 camps where he went with his brother Hartley Logan and friends.
Resting at Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John (646-2424) with visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The memorial service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m., from the Fundy Funeral Home Chapel, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to RiverCross Church, or a charity of your choice